April 9, 2019

Trees the on side of the mountain track to the quarry on Mynydd Llangatwg.

The path is worn deep into the ground and must be very old. The stones walls have fallen at the sides, or maybe these are piles of stone that has fallen from the wagons. Trees are growing along e...

March 31, 2019

The Ink is barely dry on the Fox print and it has been used on the cover of this art magazine. I'm inside as one of the listed linocut artists and my Hellebore painting is in the section on Cric.

March 29, 2019

I'm just starting to edition my latest print 'The Fox on the Mountain'. It is a simple four colour reduction print. I've been wanting to do something that includes one of the stanted and contorted trees from the local hillside as part of a linocut print for a while. It...

February 14, 2019

Yes it's my favourite tree again! 

When I started out to walk up the hillside it was bright and crisp. By the time I got to the view over the valley it was cold and very windy. A couple of Red Kites were flying into the wind along the edge of the old limestone quarry an...

February 3, 2019

This is a painting I've just finished in the last couple of days. This is only the second oil painting, I've now completed, after returning to the medium after 30-ish years. 

It is from the first big fall of snow of this winter and is of my favourite tree up over C...

January 18, 2019

Familiar subject...unfamiliar medium. My first oil painting for a few decades. I'm quite pleased with it. The brushstrokes are more defined but the edges are softer because of the 'wet on wet' technique. 30x24cm on linen.

January 9, 2019

I'm really pleased to say that my work is part of a fantastic looking exhibition for the New Year at Oriel Cric in Crickhowell.
I have 14 paintings on show along with a lot of excellent new work by Tim Rossiter and Louise Collis.
The colourful and vibrant exhibition al...

December 31, 2018

2018 was a year of painting trees for me. Some have already gone to good homes and some will be on show in the Cric New Year exhibition.

 And most of my linocuts have been of animals

December 13, 2018

Frosty Tree, Sugarloaf mountain in the distance. Acrylic on Linen, 70x50cm. Probably finished.
This will hopefully be one of my paintings on show in the Cric Gallery (Crickhowell) in the New Year.
Update. Finished? Ha! I woke up this on this bright frosty morning and I...

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